Piper George Findlater (1872–1942), VC

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Piper George Findlater was awarded the Victoria Cross for his gallantry at the storming of the Dargal Heights on the North West frontier of India in 1897. Findlater was decorated for continuing to play his pipes after he had been wounded and was left in the open exposed to the fire of the enemy.

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Piper George Findlater (1872–1942), VC


oil on canvas


H 64 x W 42 cm

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purchased, 1936

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